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In Dependence
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Ann Ronald

In Dependence

IN DEPENDENCE The title of Sarah Ladipo Manyika’s novel, In Dependence, captures the thematic subtleties presented in its pages. Is twentieth-century Nigeria seeking independence, or

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Sisters Brothers

More than four centuries ago, Thomas Nashe published The Unfortunate Traveller (1594) in English and Miguel de Cervantes published Don Quixote (1605) in Spanish. Together,

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This 'N That
Sunny Solomon

Hooray for Books Inc.!

Good news from Shelf Awareness: Compass Books Rebooked at SFO’s Terminal 3 Books Inc. scores another hit for independent bookstores! Books Inc. has won the

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History
Dan Erwine

Black Fire

Robert Graysmith is a San Francisco writer best known for his true-crime accounts of serial killers: Zodiac, Unabomber, and Amerithrax: The Hunt for the Anthrax

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Toulouse 4 Death

It should be easy to return a twice-stolen masterpiece – stolen once from a Jewish family by the Nazis and a second time from the

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

The Language of Flowers

Vanessa Diffenbaugh, based on her debut novel The Language of Flowers, is an author to remember. If her opening sentence: “For eight years I dreamed

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